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Re: Add Maildir support to RMAIL

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: Add Maildir support to RMAIL
Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 15:18:02 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:

>> From: csh <csh@bluehome.net>
>> Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 05:02:04 -0700 (PDT)
>> Cc: ane@iki.fi
>> I really love the simplicity of reading mail with RMAIL, but most
>> email providers no longer use the mbox format for mail. Is there any
>> way someone could get RMAIL working with Maildir mailboxes?
>> The only thing I could find on the matter was a blog entry[1], but
>> the solution did not seem complete. It was more of a workaround, and
>> I don't know how well it would work day-to-day.
> Would it be possible to lift some code or ideas from Gnus?

FWIW Gnus' maildir support is "weird" and also very Gnus-specific, so
please don't borrow (or even look at) that code.

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